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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
388

Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed

Death
430

Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75

Death
476

German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia

Event
476

West Roman Empire formally disbands/emperor Romulus August ousted

Event
865

Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician

Birth
876

Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies

Death
1065

Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)

Death
1476

Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)

Birth
1481

Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies

Death
1484

Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered

Death
1521

Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade

Event
1539

Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75

Death
1544

Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53

Death
1550

Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies

Death
1565

Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established

Event
1592

George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)

Birth
1609

Henry Hudson, discovers and explores Delaware Bay

Event
1619

Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor

Event
1632

Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe

Event
1637

WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa

Event
1646

Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53

Death
1647

Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53

Death
1654

Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71

Death
1655

New Amsterdam and Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service

Event
1673

Conrad Michael Schneider, composer

Birth